A feminist foreign policy, relevant also in The Hague

By Per Holmström, Ambassador of Sweden to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. More than 20 years have passed since The 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and more than 15 since the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. Many positive developments have taken place in the meantime, but we are all far from reaching our objectives when it comes to gender equality. More work is needed. In 2014 the Swedish Government and Foreign Minister Margot Wallström declared that Sweden would conduct a feminist foreign policy. At the time, the term was met … Continue reading A feminist foreign policy, relevant also in The Hague